(DCWatchdog.com) – BREAKING NOW: According to employee eyewitness accounts from the scene of the horrific tragedy, a store “manager” at a Walmart in Virginia shot and killed six people during a killing spree inside the store before turning the gun on himself.
The New York Post is reporting in, “At least seven dead after ‘manager’ opens fire in Virginia Walmart“:
“Seven people died at a Walmart in Virginia on Tuesday night in a shooting rampage that an employee claimed was carried out by a store manager who then turned the gun on himself.
“Officers responded about 10:15 p.m. to a report of a shooting at the Walmart on Sam’s Circle in Chesapeake, where they found multiple dead people and injured, police said.
“The city said in a tweet at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday that there were seven fatalities, including the shooter.”
As for the identity of the shooter:
“‘It was wild. It was a manager – one of the managers,’ an employee in a Walmart uniform said in a Facebook livestream, explaining that he narrowly avoided being killed in the rampage.
“‘He blew his brains out and everything. He killed the girl in there and everything. He came in and started spraying. I’m sorry for the victims,’ he said.
“‘I just left the break room … the manager come in there and started capping people up in there, started shooting. Sadly, we lost a few of our associates,’ he added as a woman was heard crying at his side.”
As of this report, police have not confirmed that the shooter was a store manager.
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